I thought sharks in Venice were a certain abomination. Talk about crazy B movies! And then I saw penguins in Venice!
The Penguins of Madagascar are certainly world travelers. From the Antarctic, they make a brief sojourn in a Madagascar circus and quite soon find themselves in Fort Knox and then Venice, before heading to Shanghai and New York (among other locals and lots of ocean in between).
If you want a minute and fifteen seconds of “what the…?” kind of fun, watch this clip where they do the “gondola mambo:”
If it makes no sense to see this out of context of the movie, don’t worry–it doesn’t make any sense in the context of the movie, either.